GPS Lacrosse Takes 15-1 Win Over Cookeville On Senior Night

Monday, April 29, 2013

GPS lacrosse took a 15-1 win over Cookeville on Friday as the three seniors on the team, Savannah Phillips, Jessie Long and Abby Horton, were honored.

Phillips led in goals with 5. Goalie Raygan Hall had 9 saves on 10 shots for a 90 percent save percentage.

Savannah Phillips:: 5 Goals; 2 Assists, 11 Draw Controls

Addison Brewer:: 3 Goals

Katie Morgan :: 3 Goals, 1 Assist

Haden Gibbons:: 2 goals

Carly Bourne :: 1 goal

Jessie Long :: 1 goal

Coach Caroline Carlin said, "We set out this weekend (the last in season) to honor our program but especially our seniors.

I am very pleased with the unity of this team on and off the field. On the field, we connected by making strong passes in the midfield that ignited our transition. Defensively, our communication enabled us to effectively cause turnovers and regain possession. I look forward to seeing what this team brings to the state tournament."


Hixson Claims Top Spot In 6-AA With Win At Central

Hixson and Central entered their volleyball match on Tuesday tied for first place in District 6-AA as both were unbeaten in three matches. The Lady Wildcats have that top spot all to themselves after pinning a 3-1 defeat on the Lady Pounders in a match held at Brown Middle School's Carole Wilson Gymnasium. Hixson won the first set with ease by a score of 25-12 before winning ... (click for more)

Make Your Prep Football Picks: Week Four

Loading... (click for more)

Sewell Says City, EPB "Close" On Amount Owed By Utility To City On Street Light Overbilling

City Internal Auditor Stan Sewell told City Council members on Tuesday that EPB and the city are "close" on the amount owed by the utility to the city on street light overbilling. Mr. Sewell said the city computed the amount at about $1.2 million, while he said EPB's auditing firm, Mauldin and Jenkins, has it at $1.5 million for an 89-month period that was audited. Mr. Sewell ... (click for more)

City Council Votes 5-4 On New Process For Naming IDB Members

The City Council voted Tuesday night 5-4 to set up a new process for naming members to the Industrial Development Board (IDB), which currently has four vacancies. The process includes three City Council panels: A (Districts 1, 2, 3), B (Districts 4, 5, 6), and C (Districts 7, 8, 9). Group A will fill two of the vacancies and Groups B and C one each. Agreement ... (click for more)

Dirt Decision At Camp Jordan May Come Back To Haunt East Ridge Councilmen

Wow. I thought the arrival of Bass Pro Shop would help bring East Ridge back to a position of prominence in the Chattanooga area, but the Council proved otherwise last night.  To the council - There is a reason that the developers want that dirt: It's valuable . You currently own it and the developer wants it. Bass Pro has already agreed to set up shop. They were going ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Goodbye To My Scooter

The month of August turned out to be unkind, with my dog, my favorite aunt and my magnificent mother all dying within three weeks’ time. As I finally begin to push out the three newest dents in my soul, my habit has been to write something akin to a goodbye note to those I have loved. I’m not ready for Aunt Martha and Mother yet – not by a stretch -- but I remembered Scooter with ... (click for more)